National Geographic gives shout-out to Moonshine U.

National Geographic has a long reputation of hyperbole in headlining its stories, but hyperbole is part of marketing, right? And whether or not the wording is a bit exaggerated, it is always fun to...

A Taste of Independents to benefit APRON

APRON Inc., a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to employees of local independent restaurants in need of help with emergency expenses, will benefit from a dinner Sunday, July 10, at The Olmsted. Dubbed “A...

Copper & Kings gets shout-out from beverage industry magazine

“Beverage World,” an industry magazine that focuses on the global beverage market with coverage of  innovative producers, distributors and marketers, has listed Louisville’s Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. as one of 10 up-and-coming...

Louisville food scene again recognized by industry group

Louisville continues to get notice in “best” lists compiled by one promotional group or another. This time it is the World Food Travel Association that has named Louisville the top contender in the category...

Le Moo gets national notice as a Top 25 Steakhouse

There are a lot of “Best” lists going around, an inevitable result of our clickbait age. But, recognition is recognition, and a new Louisville restaurant has recently been so recognized. The Food Network has included...

8UP listed on Open Table’s Top 100

The on-line restaurant reservation site has mined its data and found the 100 “hottest” restaurants in America, based on the reviews to their site. 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen, atop the Hilton Garden Inn...

Goodwood Lager named best in state by Food & Wine magazine

In their recent state-by-state survey of craft brews, focusing on lagers, Food & Wine magazine determined that  Goodwood Brewing Co.’s Louisville Lager deserves the crown for Kentucky beers. The Food & Wine story considers craft...

AAA gives Louisville restaurants love with Diamond ratings

The Automobile Club of America – which every knows as AAA – has released its 2016 Diamond ratings, the way it distinguishes top restaurants, and five Louisville restaurants are among the top tier in...

Guy Genoud of Brasserie Provence named state’s top restaurateur

Last month the Kentucky Restaurant Association bestowed a variety of honors on owners and workers in the state’s restaurant industry. Among the most notable of the awards was the naming of Guy Genoud, owner...

Louisville again makes a “Best” list for food

Last year I was getting irked that places like Portland, Maine and Charleston kept getting media notice as great food cities, thinking, “How about Louisville already?” And now that the ol’ River City has...